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One Feared Dead As Police Disperse IMN Members In Abuja

File photograph of IMN members throughout a procession on the FCT, Abuja.

 

One particular person recognized as Muhsin Abdallah was feared killed on Tuesday when the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) at Maitama, Abuja.

FCT police command was nevertheless silent over the incident even because the sect alleged that the deceased was killed by stray bullets fired by the police operatives whereas many others sustained accidents.

The spokesperson of IMN, Ibrahim Musa, alleged that “the police fired at the Shi’ites procession killing Muhsin Abdallah and injuring scores of others.”

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Members of the IMN had been demanding the discharge of their detained chief, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his spouse when the incident occurred.

However, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command mentioned it dispersed the procession by members of the proscribed IMN after a violent protest within the Maitama space of Abuja.

File photograph of IMN members throughout a procession on the FCT, Abuja.

 

The police in an announcement signed by the command spokesperson, Mariam Yusuf, mentioned some members of IMN went on a rampage, destroying public property and attacking harmless residents together with law enforcement officials with stones and different harmful objects.

“Unfortunately, the members of the disbanded sect went on a rampage destroying public property and attacking innocent citizens including Police Officers with stones and other dangerous objects.

“In view of the above, the Command wishes to state that it will not condone any form of attack on its personnel, equipment or other public property,” the assertion learn partially.

The police offered photos of injured law enforcement officials and a broken patrol van.

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